Perkinsville, County Durham
Perkinsville shown within County Durham
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|Shire county||County Durham|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||County Durham and Darlington|
|EU Parliament||North East England|
There are a few shops including a convenience store, a fish and chip shop and a DIY store. There is also a working mens club. A pub ('The Ship') was located in the village but has been demolished with new housing being built in its place.
Perkinsville was named in 1840's by Mr Charles Perkins. Charles Perkins ran the coal mines in High Urpeth (Chester-le-Street). He died in 1920 of a heart attack.
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